Norwegian Bay

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Norwegian Bay
Norwegian Bay and some of its islands.
Location Arctic ocean
Coordinates 77°29′59″N 90°29′59″W / 77.49972°N 90.49972°W / 77.49972; -90.49972 (Norwegian Bay)Coordinates: 77°29′59″N 90°29′59″W / 77.49972°N 90.49972°W / 77.49972; -90.49972 (Norwegian Bay)
Basin countries Canada
Max. length 161 km (100 mi)[1]
Max. width 145 km (90 mi)
Settlements Uninhabited

Norwegian Bay is an Arctic ocean waterway in Qikiqtaaluk Region. Nunavut, Canada. Amund Ringnes Island is to the northwest (separated by 10 km (6.2 mi) wide Hendriksen Strait from Cornwall Island), and Axel Heiberg Island to the north (both islands being part of the Sverdrup Islands), Ellesmere Island is to the east, and Devon Island is to the south. Six islands lie within Norwegian Bay:


  1. ^ "Norwegian Bay". The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000. Retrieved 2008-06-04.